Jana M

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Jana is wife to Greg and mom to Cambry {December 2011} and Lainey {October 2013}. She has the best job in the world as a stay at home mom. She enjoys spending time with friends, crafting, trying new recipes, taking pictures of her daughters, and working out. She and her husband also love working with the youth kids at their church. She believes you can never have too many bows or headbands for little girls. Read all about her family life over at Meet the Matterns.
A photograph of a package of crystallized ginger, a sprite, crackers and a bottle of medicine.

When Morning Sickness Affects the Whole Family…

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You may have heard that we are expecting baby #3 in October! I am so thrilled to add another little one to our family. I know things will be chaotic {3 under 4}, but...

How to Break-Up with Your Breast Pump

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Oh, breast pumps...  If you've ever been a nursing mom, then you are probably all too familiar with that methodic "whomp, whomp...whomp, whomp" sound - and you have probably developed quite a relationship with your pump...

Kid’s Closet Turned Play Space

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It's about that time of year when you may start getting the itch to do some spring cleaning. {We had a great series last spring on this topic so if you need a little...

A Flowchart for Picky Eaters

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There was a time when my daughter was a pretty good eater. Not an awesome eater since veggies have always been a struggle, but a decent eater. She would eat things like spinach and...

Diaper Bag Essentials

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I am an overpacker, and I thrive on feeling prepared. When it comes to kids, I especially want to be prepared because you never know what could happen - and I like to keep...

Looking Past the “What Not to Say” List

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Let's start with a universal truth :: PEOPLE SAY DUMB THINGS. We all know it. Especially as moms. We have all received the comments that made our jaw drop, or stirred up our angry...

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in Houston

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Usually after Christmas Day, the "Christmas Blues" set in. There is so much excitement and anticipation leading up to the 25th...and then all of a sudden it is over. But school is still out...

5 Teacher Gift Ideas {$5 and under}

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Christmas is a wonderful time to show love and gratitude for friends and family. But it doesn't stop there! There are lots of other people that I want to show thanks to as well,...

Before 8AM {Jana}

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"Life is an adventure, and there is no script. I see something in ordinary moments. I believe that perfection comes not when you are dressed perfectly and wearing lipstick - but in little moments...

Best Toys for Babies {0 – 12 Months}

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Please Note :: We are so excited to be partnering together with our sponsor Kid to Kid - Houston Galleria for a fun series of posts dedicated to OUR favorite toys for the littlest of...